‘Chasing LG’ SSG wins 3-game weekend series against Hanwha…Choi Jung hits game-winner & Oh Won-seok wins 6 games

‘Chasing LG’ SSG wins 3-game weekend series against Hanwha…Choi Jung hits game-winner & Oh Won-seok wins 6 games

SSG Landers ended a three-game weekend series with a sweep.

SSG pulled off a 6-1 comeback win against the Hanwha Eagles in the 11th game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on Tuesday. The team finished the week with two straight wins.

On the mound, Oh Won-seok pitched five innings of three-hit ball, striking out five and walking one to earn his sixth win of the season. At the plate, Park Sung-ki hit a tying RBI single and Choi Jeong-jeong hit the game-winning hit. Kim Sung-hyun had an RBI single.

SSG & Hanwha Starting Lineups

Choo Shin-soo (designated hitter) Choi Ju-hwan (1B) Choi Jung (3B) Guillermo Heredia (LF) Park Sung-sung (C) Ha Jae-hoon (R) Choi Jun-woo (2B) Kim Min-sik (C) Choi Ji-hoon (CF)

Lee Jin-young (R), Jung Eun-won (2), Noh Si-hwan (Designated Hitter), Chae Eun-sung (1), Kim Tae-yeon (3), Oh Sun-jin (Shortstop), Williams (Left fielder), Park Sang-un (Catcher), Moon Hyun-bin (Infielder)

First run scored by Hanwha & starter Han Seung-hyuk

Hanwha scored first. In the top of the first inning, Lee Jin-young led off with a double down the left field line, and Jung Eun-won followed with a timely double down the right field line. 꽁머니지급

In the bottom of the first, Han Seung-hyuk got leadoff hitter Choo Shin-soo to fly out to center field and Choi Joo-hwan to fly out to first base. He gave up a single to Choi Jung in left field but got Heredia to ground out to the shortstop. By the third inning, Han had struck out four.

Oh Won-seok, KKKKK…SSG fights back after first inning run.

Won-seok Oh didn’t allow another run after the first inning. He struck out the side in the second with a single and retired the next three batters on infield singles and grounders. In the fourth, he gave up a walk and a hit by pitch to put runners on first and third with no outs.

SSG tied the game in the bottom of the fourth. With one out, Heredia drew a walk. Park then stole second, and Park hit a single up the middle to bring Heredia home. The game was tied 1-1.

The ball got stuck in the glove, and the game was over!

SSG turned the game around in the bottom of the fifth inning. Choi Ji-hoon singled with one out against Hanwha’s second pitcher, Kim Bum-soo. Shin-soo Choo hit a grounder in front of the second baseman for what looked like a run-scoring hit, but the ball got stuck in the glove of Hanwha’s second baseman, Jung Eun-won.

Both runners were safe. The bases were loaded with one out. Choi Joo-hwan singled to left field and Choi Jung hit a two-run double to left-center field. Heredia followed with an infield single to shortstop, and the shortstop’s throwing error allowed Choi, who was at second, to round third and come home.

Rain interruption at 6:53 p.m. End of fifth inning.

The SSG offense in the bottom of the fifth inning ended with Park Sung-han striking out. The game was then suspended due to pouring rain. 6:53 PM. The game was suspended and a tarp was placed over the entire infield.

After about 30 minutes, the rain stopped. The game resumed at 7:54 p.m. after the grounds were cleared of standing water. The game was suspended for one hour.

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